Package Design

Retail-Ready Packaging

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Rohrer: Co-adhesive coated cards

Designed to increase speed to market, Rohrer’s Co-adhesive coated card packaging can be sealed by hand, and does not require seal tooling or machinery to produce finished packages.
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Five trends impacting the North American packaging market

Find out what trends are expected to drive the growth of the North American packaging market from $169.1 billion to $186 billion by 2017.
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Retail-ready best practices to be shelf-ready

Retailers have taken notice of how the economics of high-volume, fast-moving consumer goods have changed in recent years.
A multilayer flexible bag protects this air-based energy boost product in a lipstick-sized canister, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be retail-ready almost right out of the shipping box.
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12 best practices for retail-ready packaging

The specific type of retail-ready package for the job depends on the specific retail environment where the products will live, but there are many factors to consider.
SmithersPira RRP
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Global supermarket growth to drive advances in retail ready packaging

Retail ready packaging (RRP) demand is expected to reach $63.4 billion and 32.1 million tons by 2017, according to a new study by Smithers Pira.
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Primer
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How to work with demanding retailers

You, too, can improve communication, avoid rush jobs, keep your packaging lines flexible and delight your customers; let the experts tell you how...
The RRP is available in a 12-, 24- (pictured), and 36-count format.
Package Case Study
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Kraft RRP for cream cheese yields 800,000-lb paper savings

New RRP for Philadelphia cream cheese bricks enhances ease of display by retailers, as well as consumer shoppability, while significantly reducing packaging materials.
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Variety-pack box reveals four 22-oz glass bottles inside

Corrugated four-pack offers market differentiation as well as material and transportation savings for the Craft Brew Alliance.
Two separate  pieces are fed into a high-speed folder/gluer to produce  the Retail-Ready shipper used  by Hormel.
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RRP still growing, but hurdles do exist

Retail-Ready Packaging continues to pick up steam in the U.S. But concerns about material costs, overall ROI, and packaging line machinability must be reckoned with.
Materials Product Brief
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M-Real USA Corporation: Double-coated kraftliners

M-Real’s two new double-coated grades, Kemiart Graph+ and Kemiart Lite+, provide POS displays and retail-ready packaging with a smoother and glossier surface, enhancing printability with improved ink laydown, brighter colors and more accurate detail.
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Retail Ready Packaging: The North American Perspective

IGD is a UK-based consultancy that provides insight and best practice information to the food and grocery industry worldwide.
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Retail-ready asparagus

The Gourmet Trading Company, a leading grower, packer, and distributor of asparagus and blueberries, contacted the Packaging Program at Cal Poly State University for help in designing a retail-ready shipper holding 11 lb of fresh asparagus.
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On-Demand Webinar: The Latest Trends in Retail Ready Packaging

Packaging World and Shelf Impact!, in conjunction with Packaging Management Institute, Inc, are proud to bring you this on-demand webinar where experts will address the future of retail ready packaging. Sponsored by Delkor Systems, Inc.
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10 steps to effective P-O-P displays

These tips will help synergize your display with your packaging, and they also consider the needs of the marketer, the retailer, and the consumer.
BEFORE & AFTER. Shown below left is the perforated case that came before the tray-plus-hood format above. On-shelf presentation
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P&G optimizes its shelf-ready packaging

Packaging professionals at P&G’s Schwalbach, Germany, office have greatly improved the shelf-ready secondary packs used for feminine care products.

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